[R] Reading CSV file every time when R starts

Greg Snow 538280 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 19:49:01 CEST 2014

The .Rprofile file is processed before all the standard packages are
loaded, that is why you are seeing the error.  If you instead run the
command as utils::read.csv or use library or require to manually load
the utils package before calling read.csv then everything should work
for you.

On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 11:42 AM, Christofer Bogaso
<bogaso.christofer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi again,
> I am trying to build a procedure such that whenever R starts, it will
> read some CSV file.
> Therefore I put a code sometime like 'read.csv(...)' in my Rprofile
> file. However if I put this function there then I am getting an error
> saying 'Error: could not find function "read.csv"', whenever R starts.
> So is it the case that, read.csv() function will not work if it put to
> run with Rprofile file?
> I got similar error with flush.console() function as well.
> Can someone tell me how I can achieve that? My goal is to read some
> CSV file on startup of R.
> Thanks for your pointer.
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